Monday, October 23, 2017
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#Gender #equality #correlates #male-on-female #murder

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/10/fear-of-a-female-president/497564/ It gets worse. In a study of several hundred people, Jennifer Berdahl of the University of British Columbia found that women who “deviated from traditional gender roles—by occupying a ‘man’s’ job or having a ‘masculine’ personality” were disproportionately targeted for sexual harassment. But sexual harassment isn’t more likely only when women

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#Sexism #Politics

http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2016/10/26/two-thirds-of-female-politicians-get-humiliating-sexist-remarks_a_21592637/ Just two weeks ago, former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard gave aspiring female politicians a chilling warning: "Threats of violent abuse, of rape, are far too common. A woman in public view may expect to receive them almost daily." Now, a new report has backed up Gillard's claims, with more than

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Judith Collins contends women have more of a use-by date in politics

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/political/288360/how-sexist-is-new-zealand-politics Ms King, who was first elected in 1984, was the obvious choice as "Labour's best performer" but people always want a "shiny new face", Ms Collins says. In the politics game, she says, it is seen as a bad thing for a female politician to be middle-aged - despite all the

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Gender economic equality correlates with higher rates of male-on-female murder

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/10/fear-of-a-female-president/497564/ It gets worse. In a study of several hundred people, Jennifer Berdahl of the University of British Columbia found that women who “deviated from traditional gender roles—by occupying a ‘man’s’ job or having a ‘masculine’ personality” were disproportionately targeted for sexual harassment. But sexual harassment isn’t more likely only when women

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Misogyny – the undoing of politicians

http://time.com/4279827/end-of-donald-trump/ After a campaign dominated by behavior so boorish that Trump bragged he could literally get away with murder, the orange-haired brand licensor has finally gone too far. He has embarrassed his supposed party with a nonsense stance on abortion, initially stating that women should be punished. He’s kept his campaign

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I pray that I am a reflection of joy, of love… all that is good in our world

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/meet-the-breastfeeding-pole-dancer-who-takes-multitasking-to-new-heights_569917d4e4b0ce4964242b23? Ashley Wright has been pole dancing for eight years. When she became pregnant with her daughter Shannon four years ago, she performed for the first time with her unborn baby at six months gestation. After Shannon was born, Wright started doing a few moves with her baby when she was about

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